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11.07.2016

Continued violence by military not an answer in Kashmir

Continued violence by military not an answer in Kashmir

The death toll now stands at 19 on Monday 11, July 2016, after the weekend’s military onslaught on civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir with the crackdown on the processions of mourners and protesters. Kashmiris meanwhile lament about the lack of international condemnation or indeed any sympathy from the sub-continent about the… »

11.07.2016

Assam: Neda emerges from saffron cocoon

Assam: Neda emerges from saffron cocoon

The energetic Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which thrashed the ruling Congress in the last general elections under the banner of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), has now floated a northeastern political alliance with an aim to counter the century old party in one of its strongholds. The formal launching of… »

11.07.2016

Resisting the extremism of the Dhaka attack with radical love

By Tekendra Parmar for Waging Nonviolence. On Saturday, I learned what it means to truly grieve during a national tragedy. Terror was brought to my home in a way that didn’t happen with the attacks in Turkey and Orlando. No longer an abstraction of… »

09.07.2016

International Labor Rights Forum newsletter

International Labor Rights Forum newsletter

July 2016 E-News Progress and setbacks in 2016 TIP Report Sign petition: Stop criminalizing workers! Chinese workers take on Walmart and Disney Complaint alleges World Bank IFC loan supports forced labor Honduran melon workers confirm abuses Safety delays continue… »

08.07.2016

Hong Kong bookseller disappearances

Hong Kong bookseller disappearances

There are many people in Hong Kong who give short shift to opinions that are not in total support of the booksellers who became popularly notorious as heroes of those opposing Beijing’s strong rule over this territory. One writer who is also a lawyer conversant with Chinese law says China… »

08.07.2016

Bangladeshis are refusing to be rattled

Bangladeshis are refusing to be rattled

The popular media, bdnews24.com, reports that Muslims in Bangladesh are refusing to be rattled by the latest terror attack near the largest congregation ground for religious rites hard on the heels of the bloody carnage at the Dhaka café. This year, as usual in the country, tens of millions of… »

05.07.2016

China’s workers organize simultaneous protests in multiple cities

China’s workers organize simultaneous protests in multiple cities

07.2016 Supporting the Workers’ Movement in China China’s workers organize simultaneous protests in multiple cities The Walmart Workers’ Network, an online group with an estimated 10,000 members across China, has gained considerable publicity over the last month as its campaign against more flexible working hours gains momentum. »

05.07.2016

No End of War

No End of War

My mind is always bubbling these days with these heart pinching and soul scraping questions where hardly anything is solved about these puzzles that are types of open-ended questions. All answers are in the forms of scraps, bits and pieces, vague, and obscure under layers of contradictions and even lies. »

02.07.2016

Bangladesh: importing terror, exporting fear

Bangladesh: importing terror, exporting fear

The terrible attack on Holey Artisan café in the upper-end Gulshan business district of Dhaka, Bangladesh will have succeeded in announcing that ISIL is indeed in the country. The government was reluctant to admit this fact but it is difficult to believe otherwise now. This suicidal killing goes toward explaining the… »

02.07.2016

Hong Kong’s day of protest demonstrates civility

Hong Kong’s day of protest demonstrates civility

July 1 is the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the sovereignty of China and has become a day of protest where all kinds of social grievances are brought to the streets from calls for more LGBT rights to demands for greater protection of migrant workers. The Civil Human Rights… »

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